Bullying in the Context of Culture – March 11, 2013

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A seminar for Superintendents, Building Administrators, Equity Coordinators and School Counselors

Monday, March 11, 2013
9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Lunch provided
Fairfield Convention Center

Although bullying is recognized as a serious problem in the U.S., little is discussed about racial/ethnic differences in students as a bullying risk. Dr. Martinez will share examined associations between bullying and family, peer, and school relations for culturally and linguistically diverse students. Mike Peters, School Social Worker and Teran Buettell, School Psychologist will discuss the Anti-Bullying Policies.

Highlights:

  • Assimilation and Acculturation issues for culturally and linguistically diverse elementary and secondary students and their families
  • Cultural mile markers within the Hispanic culture and their influence on schooling and bullying
  • The challenge of machismo for students, families, and schools
  • Building climate, conflict resolution and the pipeline to prison
  • What works? Sample strategies from effective schools that are addressing the challenges of bullying in the context of culture
  • What is Bullying and what does Iowa Code 280.28 mean for your school?

Register Online at My Learning Plan: http://bit.ly/SlGj2J 
Registration Deadline: February 25, 2013
Questions? Email: libby.laughlin@gpaea.org or Call: 800-382-8970 ext. 1164

Invitation: BULLYING Seminar March 2013

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